The Charleston Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is excited to announce its 2018-2019 season, which includes lower ticket prices, a flexible new subscription option, and the ability to purchase subscriptions online.
Charleston, SC, March 29, 2018 – As part of an ongoing effort to increase accessibility to the Charleston community, the CSO has lowered its base-level ticket price for Masterworks and Pops concerts for the 2018-2019 season. Tickets are now as low as $16 per performance when purchased through a subscription.
CSO subscriptions are now available for purchase online, and include traditional Masterworks and Pops packages, as well as a new flexible subscription option, Pick 6. Pick 6 subscriptions allow patrons to mix and match six concerts from the Masterworks and Pops series according to their preference. First time subscribers receive a 25% discount over the regular single ticket price.
Next season’s Masterworks performances include highlights such as Beethoven’s 5th Symphony, Handel’s famous Royal Fireworks, Paganini’s virtuosic Violin Concerto, Mozart’s final composition, Requiem, and an entire night dedicated to celebrating the best of American composers, including Copland’s iconic Fanfare for the Common Man from his Symphony No. 3.
Pops performances will feature a variety of musical styles, including trumpeter/vocalist Byron Stripling performing a tribute to the music of Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald, a celebration of international music with the Charleston Taiko Drummers and Latin percussionist Gino Castillo, and an evening of opera and Broadway hits featuring Charleston’s own world-renowned husband and wife vocalists Dimitri Pittas and Leah Edwards.
First time subscribers are encouraged to purchase subscriptions now in order to reserve the best seats available and receive their 25% discount. To view the entire CSO 2018-2019 season and purchase subscriptions online, visit charlestonsymphony.org. Subscriptions are also available at the CSO box office at 2133 N. Hillside Drive, or by calling at 843-723-7528.
About the CSO
This year, the Charleston Symphony Orchestra will enter its 82nd season of providing superior musical performances to the area. Founded in 1936, the CSO is the cornerstone of Charleston’s arts scene, performing its Masterworks and Pops series at the Gaillard Center and throughout the tri-county region. Employing 24 full-time musicians and 13 full-time staff, the CSO also participates in community outreach events, special concerts, and school programs throughout South Carolina.